The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.43% 4.85% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 8.90% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £463 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £391 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £543 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +10.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
113 146 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 55.67% 54.48% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 46
Average daily rate £365 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.13 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.35% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Basingstoke region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Basingstoke region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Solaris
8 4 (26.67%) McAfee
8 4 (26.67%) Sophos
8 4 (26.67%) Security Management
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
8 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (26.67%) Lync
8 4 (26.67%) Lumension
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (13.33%) ISEB
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (13.33%) ISTQB

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Server Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) SUSE
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 4 (26.67%) Sophos
2 4 (26.67%) Lumension
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Novell
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat